COBOL and PowerBuilder Developer in VN

  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Work cross-functionally with the various engineering disciplines within the business
  • Delivery of high quality code using the Agile methodology
  • Producing clean, efficient code based on specifications
  • Taking responsibility for estimating, planning, and managing all of his/her own tasks and reporting on progress
  • Collaborating closely with all the other members of the team to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to
  • Responsible for the analysis, design, code, testing and implementation of small scale projects
  • Investigate and analyse business requirements
  • Code, test and document new and existing applications
  • Ensure code is maintainable and that the requirements are fully understood by producing appropriate documentation
  • To produce appropriate testing plans and complete the testing within the agreed timescales
  • Adhere to standards and procedures used within APRA’s IT department
  • Maintain programming and documentation standards and identify and make recommendations where changes are required
  • To provide input to the resolution of technical programming problems
  • Assess own work to ensure a quality product
  • Participate as a Peer Reviewer
  • Report progress and advise IT management of any difficulties encountered or anticipated
  • Report any issues that will impact deadlines
  • Assist and advise other members of staff as appropriate
  • Liaise with other departments as instructed by IT management
  • Carry out such other appropriate duties and responsibilities as required by the IT management team

Key relationships:

  • Position requires interaction with the development teams.
  • Maintain key vendor relationships


  • Tertiary qualifications in an IT-related discipline
  • 3 years of commercial programming experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of analysis experience
  • Understanding of Net Express COBOL and/or PowerBuilder environments
  • Understanding of Shell scripting and Unix environments desirable
  • Excellent communication skills to express needs to the organization
  • Good at analysing and able to think logically
  • Able to adapt to changes in technology
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Working collaboratively with teams to deliver outcomes.
  • Adopt Agile and DevOps practices.